LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Tue, March 19, 2019 06:13PM
TWO OF OUR OWN TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE HUNSLET RLFC HALL OF FAME
Open invitation to the induction of Alan Griffiths and Ken Sykes in to the Hunslet Hall of Fame.
Two great servants to the Hunslet club both on and off the park.
Every one is welcome.
It would make the event extra special if many of Alans or Kens past team mates could attend.
It is also intended to hand out Heritage number certificates on the night.
It would be appreciated If you played 1st team rugby for Hunslet RLFC whether it was in the Parkside era from there up to the present team could you please let me know so we can organise the heritage certificates.
My mobile number 07775 694454
Alan smile its not going to cost you anything
LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Mon, March 18, 2019 11:38AM
Bill Fotherby one of our honoury members passed away last week. Bill was a big supporter of sport in the Leeds and served on the board of directors at Leeds United.
Wishing his family well in this time of sadness
R.I.P Bill Fotherby.
LATEST NEWSPosted by "Jack-The Boy Apprentice to Jarvo" Mon, March 18, 2019 11:32AM
Spoke to Keith this morning he is doing ok he has a cancer spot on his nose which he goes to see a surgeon next month. They will then either remove it or treat it with radio therapy but he is doing fine. He sends his thanks for the thoughts from his mates.
LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Sun, March 17, 2019 10:32AM
RYCROFT…… D of B….18TH March 1951 Peter
served his rugby apprenticeship playing for his school he represented Hunslet City Boys played for the Hunslet U17s
& U19s relinquishing is amateur
status on the 9/03/1969 signing for Hunslet
RLFC making his 1st team debut against Wakefield Trinity away on
now is an active member of the Hunslet ex Parkside Players Committee. Looking
through some old programmes I came across Peters playing profile.
was asked to answer the usual question about himself the likes of his favourite
food, drink what he did for a living but the best two Q & A were …..
1. What is your favourite positon?
answer was - ‘Missionary’.
2. Do you prefer
Grass or Astro turf?
His reply – ‘I
don’t know, I’ve never smoked Astro Turf’
PETER HAVE A GREAT BIRTHDAY WE ALL LOVE YOU (I THINK)
YOU ARE A LEGEND
LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Thu, March 14, 2019 10:53AM
played for Hunslet under 17s and then the under 19s Steve signed professional terms
with Hunslet RLFC in 1966 for that great sum of £50.00. Making his first ‘A’ team appearance against
Wakefield Trinity at Wakefield on the 20/08/1966. Steve’s 1st
team debut was against Doncaster at Parkside on the 26/12/1966.
33 first team games before Hunslet realised him, he then went on to have a successful
spell at Dewsbury RLFC.
Steven will be celebrating his 70th birthday on Saturday 16th March at South Leeds Golf Club 7pm start. Don't forget were all invited.
LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Sat, March 02, 2019 12:52PM
BOB PICKLES--dob 2nd March 1945 An easy date to remember 2.3.45
Middleton Secondary Modern School when I asked Bob who his rugby teacher was I was
surprised to hear it was the much travelled Bill Crann.
I wonder how
many Ex Parksiders Bill coached at school boy level during his teaching career.
Hunslet City School at rugby league then went on to play for the Hunslet Juniors & Intermediate sides
before signing professional forms in
October 1961 for massive sum of £50
Bob made his
1st team debut against Bradford Northern at Odsal on the 9th
In total Bob
made 21 first team appearances before been transferred to Keighley RLFC in
August 1967 for a fee of £1000.
retired from playing Bob crossed the river to the dark side of the city to take
up a successful coaching / scouting position.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROBERT
dob 4th March 1945…….aka BIG BOB
Dewsbury Road CP School he says the CP stands for county prison.
and feared prop forward Bob was very unfortunate not to be offered professional
terms at Hunslet RLFC.
Parkside he continued his rugby playing for Bus Vale RLC.
Bob as not
been in the best of heath over the last few months so on behalf of the ex
Parksiders we wish him a speedy recovery.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BB
LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Thu, February 28, 2019 11:02AM
to Jimmy Crampton and Ronnie Scott for the late blog announcing your birthdays.
CRAMPTON dob 26/02/1954.
Jimmy says he will not be collecting his pension
for at the moment as he prefers working.
signed for Hunslet RLFC in 1972.
Then played for the New Hunslet club at Elland
Road Greyhound Stadium.
He then went
on to play for Hull FC and then Castleford RLFC. Jimmy twice represented GB under 24s finally
ending his rugby career when he returned to play for the Hunslet Club when they
were based at Elland Road football stadium.
he was one of a few players that actually signed and played for Hunslet three times.
Happy Birthday Jimmy.
Do you still visit the car park on the A64
- dob - 27/02/1942
played in the shirt with the silly 6 on the back, he was a quality hooker in
the days of contested scrums.
Learned his rugby playing tig & pass on
the cinder pitch near Pearson Street in Hunslet.
Parkside with the under 17s under 19s
and the A team .
your nearly 80 Ronnie
LATEST NEWSPosted by PETER JARVIS, EDITOR IN CHIEF Thu, February 21, 2019 02:38PM
Born 22nd February 1935.
forms for Hunslet RLFC on the19th May 1953 for a fee of £250.00 making his 1st
team debut at Parkside against Widnes in August 1954.
played a total of 119 --1st games scoring a 31 tries and kicking 3
On the 31st
January 1962 he was transferred to Bradford Northern with Hunslet receiving £1750.00.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TANGO YOUR A TRUE HUNSLET LEGEND
BORN ON 23rd FEBRUARY 1954
is 65 years old and now officially an
OAP. (How time fly’s)
attended Belle Isle School and learned his rugby under the guidance of his
school teacher Bill Cramm.
Dav has he
is affectionately known represented Hunslet R.L. School Boys. He then took the familiar
path down to Parkside and went on to play for Hunslet RLFC the Under 17s and
He made his
first team debut in 1972 against Leeds RLC at Headingly in the Lazenby Cup.
severe knee injury cut short Dav’s playing career but that didn’t end his love
for rugby league. He gained his RL coaching badges and went on to have a very successful
career in coaching.
Dav still as
a major involvement in the game he is the chairman of the Hunslet Warriors
ARLFC and is also an active committee member of the Hunslet RL ex Parkside Players
Cheer up Dav it's not that bad you can collect your pension money next Friday.
HAVE A GREAT BIRTHDAY